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Old 07-09-2013, 01:07 PM   #1
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How About Some Feed-Back From Those Of You That Have Switched Pads To Help With The Brake Dust - Any Rotor Problems? Did It Really Help?
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Old 07-09-2013, 01:10 PM   #2
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How About Some Feed-Back From Those Of You That Have Switched Pads To Help With The Brake Dust - Any Rotor Problems? Did It Really Help?
Thinking Of Switching Pads To Control Dust?
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Old 07-09-2013, 01:33 PM   #3
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Thinking Of Switching Pads To Control Dust?
A lot of people have went to the hawk ceramics for lowering amount of dust, the only issue is that you will lose braking performance if you track the car. One option is changing them out when you go to the track. Several people I know have the ceramic and they said it significantly lowered the amount of brake dust. I believe there are several threads on this subject.
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Old 07-09-2013, 01:52 PM   #4
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A lot of people have went to the hawk ceramics for lowering amount of dust, the only issue is that you will lose braking performance if you track the car. One option is changing them out when you go to the track. Several people I know have the ceramic and they said it significantly lowered the amount of brake dust. I believe there are several threads on this subject.
Pretty much summed it up. The ceramic pads will still stop great, I just would not recommend any repetitive hard braking with them. They are a great choice if your car never see's the track, or like Sven said, swap them out when you do.

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Old 07-09-2013, 02:02 PM   #5
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Huge difference in brake dust --------45 minute swap
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Old 07-09-2013, 02:06 PM   #6
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Did the hawk Ceramics . . very happy with the swap. No more brown wheels!
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Old 07-09-2013, 02:17 PM   #7
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Did the hawk Ceramics . . very happy with the swap. No more brown wheels!
+1 here! The dust is greatly reduced after making the switch!
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Old 07-09-2013, 02:18 PM   #8
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+1 here! The dust is greatly reduced after making the switch!


I can't believe how much difference it made!!
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:15 PM   #9
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Agree with rest. Takes me longer to get car up on the lift than it does to change the pads.
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:32 PM   #10
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+1 the Hawk Ceramics with Drilled and Slotted Rotors work even better!
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:47 PM   #11
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Anyone have issues with brake noise or squeal with the Hawks?
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:53 PM   #12
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What about performance... any difference there?

Edit: Never mind... I read the thread. Not switching just for dust.
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:59 PM   #13
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Rear: Hawk Performance HB194Z.570 Performance Ceramic Brake Pad
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Huge difference in bake dust --------45 minute swap
Who did you buy your's from Bob?
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Old 07-09-2013, 05:00 PM   #14
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Chief Bob thanks for the info on the ceramic pads. Ordering a set today.
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